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Box for 12 Hole Paper Tape - CSIRAC Computer, Paper Tape Library, B203,1955-1964 Object Reg. No: HT 21986 49

Box used to store seven paper tape programs in the CSIRAC paper tape library. Unless stated, the paper tapes were 12 hole.

The box is labelled B203 and contained the following paper tape programs (the T number is an identifier):
Logarithm to base 10, T727
Sine table, T728
Loan repayment - 6.5% punch output, T730
Loan repayment - program, T731
Multiply N1 by N2, T732
Multiply and print, T733
Multiplication - Teleprinter, T734
Brown rectangular cardboard box with a fully telescoping lid and no compartments in the base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width), 200 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: CSIRAC Paper Tape Library Collection, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: media & storage
Inscriptions: The box is labelled on one end of lid:
User: University of Melbourne (The), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1964

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